About this winery
Sette Ponti reflects the vision of Dr. Antonio Moretti, who took over the estate from his father in the late 1990's, and immediately began producing estate-bottled wines. The vineyards occupy a total of 150 acres, at an altitude of 200 to 300 meters; the oldest vines (mostly sangiovese) date from 1935. The soil is a classic Tuscan mixture of sand, clay, limestone, and schist-based galestro. The estate - 750 acres in total - is farmed in the traditional Tuscan way, so that the vineyards are...
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The grapes were hand sorted and destemmed, and the skins were broken rather than crushed. Fermentation took place in a combination of temperature-controlled and lined open-top tanks, with manual punching down and maceration, followed by malolactic fermentation. Lots were blended when the wine was placed in barriques and also at the first racking. The wine was aged 18 months in new French barriques and 12 months in bottle prior to release.
Ruby red in colour with violet hues. Spicy aromas dominate the nose with ripe blackberry and other berry fruits. Rich flavours of ripe berries greet on the palate with hints of chocolate and balsamic.